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Level 2 Hair Professional Apprenticeship NICHARES HAIRDRESSING LTD

A fantastic opportunity to join as a hairdressing apprentice at Nichares Hairdressing Salon a stylish, contemporary hair salon. For the right person there is the opportunity to secure full-time employment and progress to higher level qualifications.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Exact working pattern to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    12 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    02 Feb 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Nichares Hairdressing Salon wishes to attract passionate and gifted hair stylists to complement the existing highly trained team.

Full training and mentoring will be given, which will lead to gaining a Level 2 Hair Professional Apprenticeship.

Duties include:

  • Reception
  • Answering telephone enquiries
  • Greeting customers
  • Assisting stylists
  • Shampooing hair
  • Maintaining the presentation of the salon
  • General salon duties

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

As well as in salon training, you will be attend training one day per week at Hair Academy South West based just down the road in Taunton.  You will be working towards the Level 2 Hair Professional qualification which includes:

  • Consultation
  • Shampoo, condition and treat the hair/scalp
  • Cut hair using a range of techniques
  • Style and finish hair using a range of techniques
  • Colour and lighten hair
  • Perming hair

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There are a number of opportunites available to you once you have qualified as a Level 2 Hair Professional apprentice including progression onto a Level 3 in Hairdressing or the Level 3 Advanced & Creative Hair Professional Apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade Grade 4+ would be an advantage) Desired

Things to consider

As an apprentice you must work a minimum of 30 hours per week and receive a minimum of 20% of your working hours in off the job training. At the end of your Hairdressing Apprenticeship you will need to carry out an independent end test which you will need to pass to complete your apprenticeship. The end test includes a six hour practical exam.

About the employer

Nichares Hairdressers Taunton Hair Salon offers a superb range of quality hairdressing services from our select Taunton based salon. Our hair stylists are all fully qualified. We know what it takes to make you feel welcome to ensure that your visit to us is an enjoyable one. We are open from Tuesday through to Saturdays every week.




5 North Street



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Training provider




Apprenticeship standard

Hair professional

Level 2 (GCSE)

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